Minister: Attorney-General and Minister for Justice
Agency: Department of Justice and Attorney-General


Invasion of Privacy Act 1971 No. 50

Effective Date Publication Date Amendments Included Notes
17 February 1995 24 April 1995 1993 Act No. 83
28 November 1995 08 August 1996 1995 Act No. 58
10 March 2000 10 March 2000 1999 Act No. 63
01 July 2000 25 August 2000 2000 Act No. 5
07 June 2002 14 June 2002 2002 Act No. 13
14 October 2010 2010 Act No. 42
01 November 2013 20 February 2017 2013 Act No. 51
05 June 2017 22 October 2019 2017 Act No. 17

Invasion of Privacy Act 1971 No. 50

date of assent 15 November 1971

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 1972 (proc pubd gaz 1 July 1972 p 1133)

Invasion of Privacy Act Amendment Act 1976 No. 26

date of assent 22 April 1976

commenced 1 June 1976 (proc pubd gaz 22 May 1976 p 650)

Administration of Commercial Laws Act and Other Acts Amendment Act 1981 No. 57 pts 1, 4

date of assent 12 June 1981

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 1982 (proc pubd gaz 29 June 1982 p 2101)

Companies (Consequential Amendments) Act 1981 No. 111 s 23 pts 1, 6

date of assent 16 December 1981

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 1982 (see s 2 (4) and proc pubd gaz 29 June 1982 p 2102)

Commissions of Inquiry Act and Other Acts Amendment Act 1988 No. 58 pts 1, 4

date of assent 25 August 1988

commenced on date of assent

Public Service (Administrative Arrangements) Act (No. 2) 1990 No. 80 s 3 sch 6

date of assent 14 November 1990

commenced on date of assent

Justice Legislation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1992 No. 40 pt 1, s 163 sch 1

date of assent 14 August 1992

commenced on date of assent

Security Providers Act 1993 No. 83 pts 1, 6

date of assent 17 December 1993

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 17 February 1995 (1995 SL No. 24)

Consumer Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1993 No. 82 ss 1–3 sch 1

date of assent 17 December 1993

commenced on date of assent

Statute Law Revision Act (No. 2) 1995 No. 58 ss 1–2, 4 sch 1

date of assent 28 November 1995

commenced on date of assent

Equity and Fair Trading (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1999 No. 63 pts 1, 8

date of assent 06 December 1999

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 10 March 2000 (2000 SL No. 36)

Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000 No. 5 ss 1–2, 461 (prev s 373) sch 3

date of assent 23 March 2000

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2000 (see s 2 (1), (3) and 2000 SL No. 174)

Tourism, Racing and Fair Trading (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2002 No. 13 ss 1, 2(3), pt 12

date of assent 24 April 2002

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 7 June 2002 (2002 SL No. 133)

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No. 42 ss 1, 214 sch

date of assent 14 October 2010

commenced on date of assent

Directors’ Liability Reform Amendment Act 2013 No. 51 ss 1–2(1), pt 32, s 229 sch 1

date of assent 29 October 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 November 2013 (see s 2 (1))

Court and Civil Legislation Amendment Act 2017 No. 17

date of assent 05 June 2017

pts 1, 3–16, 17 (except ss 149151, 153, 155), 18–23, 24 (except s 203), 25–26, 27 (except s 220), 28–34, sch 1 comm on date of assent

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